William J. “Billy” DiChristofaro, age 59

of Rockland

William J. “Billy” DiChristofaro, age 59

William J. “Billy” DiChristofaro, age 59, of Rockland, formerly of Quincy, died peacefully, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the South Shore Hospital, in the comfort of his loving family, after a brief illness.

Billy was born in Quincy to the late Joseph G. and Barbara M. (Seaver) DiChristofaro. He was a graduate of Quincy Vocational Technical School, Class of 1978, and had lived the past several years in Rockland, previously in Quincy for most of his life.

He was a self-employed ornamental welder, working throughout the Quincy and South Shore area for many years.

Billy was proud of his Italian heritage.

Devoted brother of James N. DiChristofaro of Arizona, Nancy A. Bohlin and her husband Jon of Carver, Donna M. Colville of Weymouth, Joseph A. DiChristofaro and his wife Monia of Sharon.

Loving uncle of Samantha and Shawn Bohlin, Derek Reardon, Brian and TJ Colville and Joseph DiChristofaro, Jr.

Dear nephew of Robert Seaver and his wife Ann of Florida.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy on Monday, April 8 at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint Joseph’s Church, 550 Washington Street, Quincy at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the funeral home Sunday 2 – 5 p.m. Interment Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy.

For those who wish, donations in Billy’s memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 260 Cochituate Road, #200, Framingham, MA 011701.

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  • Billy will be missed by all his family and friends. He and his brothers were my favorite nephews. My wife Ann and myself extend our deepest sympathies to his immediate family. May Billy rest in peace.

  • May my brother rest in peace he died to young. He will be sadly missed by his sister Nancy , brother in law Jon and niece Samantha.💕💕

  • I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Billy. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Wish I lived closer so I could give you each a hug. Love you all. Cousin Vicky

  • I was sad to hear this news. My sincerest sympathies to the. entire family. I. always liked Billy. I have fond memories of him growing up. He was a good egg as they say, and he was very good to my uncle chick up the street. May he Rest In Peace.

  • Bill we have always loved you for the person you were and will continue to love you. As we grieve your loss and greatly miss your presence here, we know that you are fortunate to be in a better world and we hope that someday we will join you and be together again for all time. As my brother you showed great courage and strength in your toughest days. Farewell as you begin your journey to Heaven to join those loved ones who have passed on before you. May God watch over you and may you Rest In Peace. Love Donna, Derek, Brian, and TJ.

  • God is our refuge and strength My Deepest Sympathy
    from the D’Arco Family

  • I am so sorry to hear this Billy was a great guy and good friend.

  • Billy,it’s Joey A,i have been your friend plus a proud friend to your family since my childhood,
    we have had many awesome conversations,at the pool in your backyard,around the picnic table,in your workshop as you
    were doing your ornamental welding,even in the North End Little Italy.The last time we spoke was at Avalon Beach,Quincy Point,Ma,in 2018.I learned a lot from you,you were a powerful man of strength,knowledge and wisdom.May You Rest In Peace In Heaven.